Experienced emotional stress in 12 months before delivery

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York State, 2012

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 3,008 59,868 26.7 24.4 - 29.0
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 1,177 31,540 28.9 25.5 - 32.4
Non-Hispanic Black 615 10,464 31.6 24.7 - 38.4
Non-Hispanic Other 382 4,977 16.9 11.9 - 22.0
Hispanic 834 12,887 24.4 20.1 - 28.8
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 638 4,798 36.6 26.3 - 46.9
20-24 years old 438 12,212 28.7 23.0 - 34.5
25-34 years old 1,313 29,401 24.9 21.8 - 27.9
35 years old or more 619 13,456 26.6 21.8 - 31.4
Education
Less than high school 761 10,704 23.9 18.7 - 29.1
High school graduate 652 12,514 27.0 21.8 - 32.2
More than high school 1,585 36,650 27.7 24.7 - 30.7
Marital Status
Married 1,498 31,059 23.9 21.1 - 26.7
Not Married 1,510 28,809 30.6 26.7 - 34.4
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 1,458 33,999 28.2 25.1 - 31.4
On Medicaid 1,550 25,868 24.9 21.5 - 28.3

*Emotional stress includes respondents who answered yes to either a close family member was sick and
had to go into the hospital or someone close to them died

"

Detailed definition of indicator

Technical Notes

  • Respondents - The number of mothers who responded to this question.
  • Estimated Population Affected - Number of mothers/infants with characteristic or condition.